There are 2 translations of hole in Spanish:

hole1

Pronunciation: /həʊl/

n

  • 1 1.1 (in belt, material, clothing) agujero (m); (in ground) hoyo (m), agujero (m); (in road) bache (m); (in wall) boquete (m); (in defenses) brecha (f) my socks are in holes tengo los calcetines llenos de agujeros to make a hole in sth hacer* un agujero en algo, agujerear algo that made a hole in their savings eso se llevó or se comió buena parte de sus ahorros in the hole (AmE) we're $10,000 in the hole to the bank le debemos 10.000 dólares al banco I'm just going deeper and deeper in the hole cada vez estoy más endeudado or más cargado de deudas money just burns a hole in his/her pocket el dinero le quema las manos to need sth like a hole in the head I need a visit from him like I need a hole in the head ¡lo único que me faltaba! ¡que él viniera a verme! 1.2 (in argument, proposal) punto (m) débil to pick holes in sth encontrarle* defectos or faltas a algo he picked holes in their plan/theory le encontró defectos a su plan/teoría 1.3 (of animal) madriguera (f) mouse hole ratonera (f)
  • 2 [Sport] 2.1 (in golf) hoyo (m) to play nine/eighteen holes jugar* (un partido) a nueve/dieciocho hoyos 2.2 (in US football) hueco (m)
  • 3 3.1 (unpleasant place) [colloquial/familiar] this town is a real hole! ¡qué pueblo de mala muerte! [familiar/colloquial] his room was a dirty hole su cuarto era un cuchitril inmundo 3.2 (awkward situation) [colloquial/familiar] to be in a hole estar* en un apuro or aprieto to get sb out of a hole sacar* a algn de un apuro or aprieto

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There are 2 translations of hole in Spanish:

hole2

vt

  • 1 (in golf) [ball] embocar*; [putt/shot] transformar he holed the 15th in four hizo el hoyo 15 en cuatro golpes
  • 2 [ship] abrir* una brecha en

vi

  • (in golf) to hole in one embocar* en un golpe, hacer* un hoyo en un golpe

Phrasal verbs

hole out

v + adv

hole up

v + adv
[colloquial/familiar] esconderse, refugiarse they spent the winter holed up in a seedy hotel pasaron el invierno escondidos en un hotel de mala muerte

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In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).